Exhibit openings at both The Arts Council and The University of Alabama Galleries in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center take place on First Fridays from 5-8 pm and are free and open to the public.

Quick Facts

620 Greensboro Ave. Phone: (205) 758-5195
Website: cac.tuscarts.org
Hours: First Friday 5-8 p.m.


Gallery Details

The Arts Council Gallery and The University of Alabama Gallery


The Arts Council Gallery

West Alabama Juried Show
Exhibit Dates: December 6-20, 2019 and January 2-10, 2020
Opening Reception: December 6 from 5-8 p.m. during First Friday

The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa will be sponsoring its annual West Alabama Juried Show from Dec. 6-20, 2019 and January 2-10, 2020 in The Arts Council Gallery at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center. An opening reception will be held on Dec. 6 from 5-8 p.m. during First Friday. The public is invited to attend.

One Best in Show award of $750, one cash award of $500 and three cash awards of $100 each will be presented and announced at the opening reception.

Visual artists residing in Bibb, Dallas, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lamar, Marion, Pickens, Perry, Shelby, Sumter, Tuscaloosa and Walker counties were eligible.


Gallery hours are weekdays 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.  

The University of Alabama Gallery

Photography by Jerry Siegel
Exhibit Dates: November 1, 2019-January 17, 2020
Opening Reception: November 1 from 5-8 p.m. during First Friday

We are very proud to present the photographs of acclaimed photographer Jerry Siegel. Please join us November 1st as we celebrate the photographer and the region that has left a distinctive imprint on his life and work, the Black Belt region of Alabama. This show will run though November 1st through January 17th 2020.

Born in Selma, AL, Jerry Siegel is a photographer living in Atlanta, GA, and working throughout the Southeast. Siegel focuses his work on traditions of portrait and documentary photography.
His first monograph, Facing South, Portraits of Southern Artists, was published by the University of Alabama Press, and features portraits of 100 Southern artists.

His work is in many public, private and corporate collections including the High Museum of Art, GA Museum of Art, Birmingham Museum of Art, MOCA GA, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, The Do Good Fund, The Telfair Museum, Jepson Center for the Arts in Savannah, GA, The Morris Museum in Augusta, GA, and numerous other museums.

Gallery hours are Monday-Friday 9am-4pm.